Posts From Max Weinbach

Samsung Messages now lets you add custom ringtones to each contact

Samsung updated their stock Samsung messenger app for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ today with a highly requested feature: the ability to assign different ringtones to different contacts. With the official update to Samsung Experience 9.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, this feature was removed. Now it's finally back in an update to...

How to get the latest Samsung Good Lock on any Samsung Galaxy phone running Oreo

Today Samsung released the updated version of Good Lock that works on any Samsung Galaxy device running Android Oreo like the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and Samsung Galaxy S9. It was showing up in the Galaxy App store in South Korea but not in other regions. Fortunately, it was...

How to setup Steam Link on Android to play Fortnite

The Steam Link app was released for Android just a few weeks ago. It allows you to stream games from Steam to your phone and play them with a Bluetooth controller. Fortnite is one of the largest games ever as it just hit 125 million players. Epic Games announced Fortnite mobile for Android, but it...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may launch with 4000 mAh battery & faster wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the next big upcoming Samsung phone. There have been many leaks and rumors already showing off the design and some new software launching with the phone. Now, we have even more rumors and leaks showing a larger battery and faster wireless charging. Prolific Samsung leaker IceUniverse posted on Twitter today saying: “100%...

How to enable Android Messages’ Google Material Theme redesign

Google released a new update to the Android Messages app a couple of days ago. In this update (version 3.3), Google included a hidden version of the new Material Design 2 redesign of Android Messages. This redesign makes the design match with other Google apps updated to Material Design 2 such as Google News and...

Samsung Game Tuner update removes a ton of useful features

Samsung Game Tuner is an app that is used for overclocking, increasing resolution, tweaking the FPS, and more on Android games. The app is compatible with Samsung Galaxy phones like the Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S9, and more. Samsung pushed an update today that removes some of the...

Ordering from Starbucks, Applebee’s, & Dunkin’ Donuts now available in Google Assistant

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced that food delivery and more restaurant services would be making their way into Google Assistant. The services mentioned such as Starbucks, Applebee's, and Dunkin' Donuts are now rolling out support for ordering food via Google Assistant on all supported Assistant devices. Starbucks The Starbucks action in Google Assistant is an action...

How a graphics driver bug on the Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked Google Chrome tab data

Back in late March, a U.K. based start-up firm specializing in testing GPU reliability approached us with a GPU bug they discovered that causes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ to reboot when visiting a web page. The firm, called GraphicsFuzz, worked with us to report the issue to Qualcomm and Samsung. Some of our readers were...

Call recording rolling out to some Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ after latest update

Samsung released the May security update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ not too long ago. It added the latest security patch along with call recording on devices from certain regions. This was noticed by Reddit user The-Mentalist who took a screenshot of the call recording option in the in-call UI. This update is build...

Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to Android this summer

Fortnite is one of the largest video games available now. It's always at the top of video game streaming platform Twitch.tv with the most concurrent viewers watching. Currently, the game is available on platforms like iOS, Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Epic Games has just announced that it will be coming to Android...

Google fixes flaw allowing email recipients to be spoofed in Inbox by Gmail

About 3 weeks ago, we reported on an Inbox by Gmail spoofing flaw found by security researcher Eli Grey. This design flaw allowed for a malicious mailto link to be constructed that would spoof the email recipient by automatically populating the name in the address field without showing the actual email destination unless the user manually checked...

Samsung Bixby 2.0 will launch with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Bixby is currently the worst voice assistant available in any smart phone. It has its uses, but it is slow and bad at voice recognition. The Korean Herald was told by Gary G. Lee, the new head of AI at Samsung Research, a lot of previously unknown information on Bixby 2.0. Lee confirmed that Bixby...